Festivals & Events

Experience the Magical Moonlight Bazaar in Saint John, NB

A Night of Enchantment, Music, and Art

There's a place where the ordinary transforms into the extraordinary, where the moon's soft glow guides you through a night of enchantment and creativity. Welcome to the Moonlight Bazaar in Saint John – a captivating street festival that weaves music, art, food, and live performances into a tapestry of wonder. Let's grab our binoculars and take a closer look at this mesmerizing event that brings together the community, supports local businesses, and ignites the imagination.


A Night to Remember


As the sun dips below the horizon, the Moonlight Bazaar comes alive with an electric energy that's simply irresistible. The event, known for its enchanting atmosphere, sets the stage for an evening of magic and connection. Families, friends, and curious souls of all ages are invited to gather to experience a celebration that's quite unlike any other.


Themes That Inspire


Each year, the Moonlight Bazaar embraces a unique theme that encourages attendees to let their creativity run wild. From donning your finest alien attire for "Moonlight Encounters" to other imaginative themes, the event invites you to step into a world of make-believe and self-expression. Don't forget to share your experiences with the official event hashtag, #MoonlightBazaar, and tag the event's pages to be part of this moonlit story.


A Journey Through Tastes and Sounds


Prepare your taste buds for a culinary trip around world. Food vendors offer a diverse range of dishes, from international flavors to locally inspired creations. Savour the flavors as you explore the festival grounds, where the aromas themselves tell a story. And what's a celebration without drinks? The Moonlight Bazaar boasts multiple bar locations where you can quench your thirst with a variety of beverages. Simply use the drink tokens available for purchase on-site or in advance to indulge in everything from craft beer to specialty cocktails that light up the night.


Performances Under the Moon


The heart of the Moonlight Bazaar beats with performances that enchant and inspire. Throughout the night, a star-studded lineup of performers takes the stage, delivering a diverse array of music, dance, and art. The lineup remains a well-kept secret until the event, ensuring that every moment is filled with surprises and delight.


Supporting Local Businesses and Community


More than just a festival, the Moonlight Bazaar is a platform that supports local businesses and artisans. Wander through the stalls to discover local fine art, handcrafted items, clothing, jewelry, and even mystical experiences like Tarot card readings and energy healing. It's a chance to connect with the community and support the talents of those around you.


Embrace the Moonlit Adventure


The Moonlight Bazaar is a beacon of creativity, unity, and imagination in the heart of Saint John. With its captivating performances, artisanal offerings, and commitment to sustainability, it transforms the Uptown area into a world of enchantment for one magical night.


Mark your calendar, prepare your costume, and get ready to dance beneath the moonlit sky.



  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 2 Time: 4:00 pm - 12:30 am



  • Location: Uptown Saint John Entry: Free for all ages;



  • 19+ or accompanied by a guardian after 5:00 pm